Two Positions Available: Assistant To Director - Volunteer Position, In-Country Program Representative, Kenya

Assistant To Director:
LWOB has re-instituted its volunteer position "Assistant to the Director." This position is an ideal opportunity for a post-graduate or junior lawyer who would like to have the opportunity to see the world of human rights from a different and challenging perspective. 

The ideal candidate will be a person who is proactive, extraordinarily well organized, hard working, comfortable with technology and cognizant that the ideals of human rights require patient attention to administrative matters, logistics, and other business oriented details.

Required will be a passion for law and human rights, and a resume that reflects commitment to human rights activities and/or education for the last several years. Employment and/or educational background should reflect one or more of the following study or practice areas:  human rights, international law and policy, trial practice.  

Candidates must have English as their mother tongue, have completed advanced or graduate studies, be citizens of the USA or have appropriate residence status that permits full time volunteer work and the ability to work for at least the next 12 months uninterrupted. Qualified candidates who can work for longer than one year, will be preferred. 

Watch LWOB job board for further information and details. Seriously interested candidates should forward their detailed CV and a letter setting out in detail why the candidate is interested in this volunteer position should be sent to: Please put "Asst to Director Positon" in the subject line of your email.  

Kenya In-Country Lawyer:
LWOB has an available short term contract position of in-country lawyer and representative for its Wildlife Program in Kenya. This opportunity has modest funding and will run through Spring 2017. Interested candidates should contact LWOB directly with a CV and letter detailing prior experience in Africa, experience with Wildlife Crime/Trafficking, and language skills, particularly English and Swahili.  In addition to field skills, your CV should spell out other relevant skills relevant to: education, courtroom practice, international rule of law project management and oversight, and bar admissions. 

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